Punjab: 8 Sikh pilgrims from Nanded test positive for coronavirus total count 330

Sallie Anderson

8 Of The Sikh Pilgrims Who Just Recently Returned From Maharashtra’s Nanded Checked Positive For Coronavirus On Monday, Prompting A Decision To Quarantine And Test All Those Who Are Brought To Punjab From There.

PTI|Upgraded on: 27 Apr 2020, 11: 56: 18 PM

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New Delhi:

8 of the Sikh pilgrims who just recently returned from Maharashtra’s Nanded evaluated positive for coronavirus on Monday, triggering a decision to quarantine and test all those who are given Punjab from there. A 63- year-old lady in Patiala passed away of coronavirus, taking the death tally to 19 in Punjab, an official stated.

With the 8 pilgrims discovered contaminated with the infection, the infection count in the state has actually increased to330 According to a medical publication, 5 of the pilgrims came from Tarn Taran while 3 hailed from Kapurthala. Around 4,000 pilgrims from Punjab, who had actually gone to pay obeisance at the Gurdwara Hazur Sahib in Nanded, were stuck there since of the coronavirus lockdown. Now, they are being given Punjab after the intervention of the Union Home Ministry.

“It has been decided to put them in a government quarantine and test everybody,” Punjab’s unique chief secretary KBS Sidhu tweeted. He stated around 4,000 people from Nanded and 3,000 from Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer have actually begun reaching the state. The Punjab federal government on Monday likewise called the Delhi authorities for the safe return of 250 Sikh pilgrims stuck at the Majnu Ka Tila gurdwara.

About the lady’s death, an official stated she was going through treatment at the Rajindra medical facility in Patiala. Twelve coronavirus clients? 6 from Mohali, 5 from Amritsar and one from Patiala– were released from health centers, taking the total variety of treated clients to 98 in the state, according to the medical publication. Jalandhar district continued to lead the COVID-19 tally in the state with 78 coronavirus cases, followed by 63 in Mohali.

Of the rest cases, 61 cases were reported in Patiala; 25 in Pathankot; 20 in SBS Nagar; 18 in Ludhiana; 14 in Amritsar; 13 in Mansa; 7 in Hoshiarpur; 6 in Kapurthala; 5 in Tarn Taran; 4 in Moga, 3 each in Rupnagar; Sangrur and Faridkot; 2 each in Fatehgarh Sahib and Barnala; and one each in Muktsar, Gurdsapur and Ferozepur. A total of 15,516 samples have actually been taken up until now in the state, of which 12,333 have actually evaluated unfavorable and reports of 2,853 are still waited for. There are 213 active cases in the state, the publication stated.

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First Released: 27 Apr 2020, 11: 56: 18 PM

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